Our third year of butterfly hunting has got off to a great start, with several new ones ticked off our list already. Sadly, though, in general it seems these are worrying times for UK butterflies, which suffered their fourth worst year on record in 2016. According to the charity Butterfly Conservation: "A mild winter followed by a cold spring… Continue reading My Sunday (Ok, Saturday) Photo – April 15th, 2017.
"You'll never do elf on the shelf," a friend said, with some confidence. "In fact, I bet you hate Christmas altogether." I frowned, which probably didn't help my cause. Had I transformed into an elderly man with a "pointed nose" and "thin blue lips" and suddenly started demanding to be known as Ebenezer the day… Continue reading Easy Green Christmas.